Plaintiffs Seek OK to Distribute LCD Price-Fixing Settlement Money

The lawyers representing indirect purchaser plaintiffs and the attorneys general for eight settling states have asked a California federal judge to approve the distribution of $1.1 billion from the LCD price-fixing class action settlement that was approved last year. The LCD price-fixing… Read More »

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Dilantin Lawsuits Allege Drug Can Cause SJS

Patients using Dilantin are now being warned about a possible dangerous skin reaction that could be caused by  the epilepsy/seizure medication. Dilantin has been linked to Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), a rare skin reaction in which the autoimmune system of a person attacks itself,... Read More »

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Home Depot Slapped with 3 More Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits

Home Depot USA Inc. has been hit with at least three more class action lawsuits following the massive data breach that was announced this week. This data breach has allegedly resulted in the theft of customers’ personally identifiable information (PII), including names, addresses,… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Joins Tylenol Liver Damage MDL

The estate of a woman who died of liver failure alleges that her death was connected to her use of Extra Strength Tylenol. Megan Miller took Tylenol prior to her death in June 2010, according to the lawsuit filed by her heir... Read More »

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Clarins’ Bid to Toss Deceptive Marketing Class Action Denied

Clarins USA Inc. on Friday lost its motion to dismiss the class action lawsuit accusing the company of deceptively marketing its expensive beauty products using misleading and improperly conducted scientific studies. Lead plaintiff Elisa Garcia alleged in the class action lawsuit that Clarins violated… Read More »

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Marriott Faces Fla. Inflated Cruise Ship Fees Class Action Lawsuit

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. is facing a proposed inflated cruise ship fees class action lawsuit, which claims the company illegally overcharged its time share program members for alleged government and port fees even when members cashed in their program points to purchase… Read More »

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Ohio Woman Sues Debt Collectors for FDCPA Violations

With mounting credit card and mortgage debts that are going unpaid, debt collectors have their hands full. Some, to expedite collections, get aggressive in their methods, including reports of their using illegal debt collection practices. The latest complaint comes from plaintiff Natalie… Read More »

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Healthcare Providers Warn Patients of Quinolone SJS

Health care providers and physicians make a habit of warning their patients of possible reactions or side effects associated with certain medications, even if these side effects are not always listed on the drug’s advertisements or labels. Recently, doctors have had to... Read More »

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Car Maker Wants GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit to Stay in NY

General Motors LLC, the successor company to the car maker that required a government bailout, is seeking to keep a GM ignition recall lawsuit filed by the Orange County, California district attorney in federal bankruptcy court where the company was first formed.... Read More »

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Calif. Worker Alleges He Was Exposed to Asbestos

Many people who were exposed to asbestos decades ago are now seeing the full effects of this toxic substance. Plaintiff Stephen Windham of California is one of those having to live with the effects of asbestos exposure from long ago when he worked industrial... Read More »

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